The United States National Hurricane Center (NHC), a unit that warns about the formation of hurricanes and cyclones in the Atlantic, has increased the chance of a tropical cyclone forming south of the Canary Islands to 70%. Then it remains to be seen, yes, what effect this meteorological event will have on the islands, as there is still a lot of uncertainty about it at the moment.
direct | Last minute on the formation of a tropical cyclone south of the Canary Islands
NHC has just updated and increased the chance of becoming a tropical cyclone south of #Canary Islands to 70% in 48/120 hours. Intense convective activity/storms in the region show signs of better organization, although more is yet to come”, explained Juan Jesus González, doctor of physics and the state’s Superior Meteorologist.
“It is important to clarify that there are still scenarios – less likely – in which this episode does not have much impact,” the expert clarified on his social network. “The uncertainty among possible scenarios that are handled is still high. But this does not mean that preventive measures should be taken.
The State Meteorological Agency (Emet) has already activated a yellow warning for rain on all the islands. The points where more water can fall are the peaks of La Palma, La Gomera, El Hierro and Tenerife.